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Priority for 2018 Budget Should be Simple: Cut Property Taxes

Our property taxes are among the highest in the nation. New York needs to make structural changes if there is any hope for reducing tax bills for property owners. Legislation has been introduced that would help alleviate some of this burden for...

March 16, 2018
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‘New York Doctors of Tomorrow’ Would Bring More Doctors to Rural Areas

The U.S. is facing a doctor shortage which is expected to intensify. By 2020, it is estimated there will be a shortfall of 45,000 primary care doctors and 46,000 specialists across the country due to doctor retirements and other contributing...

March 9, 2018
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More Funding for Roads, Bridges Needed to Help Upstate Economy

Improving and maintaining local roads and bridges is one investment the state can make that positively impacts our Upstate communities, economies, and motorists. Yet during budget season it is always a challenge to ensure enough state dollars are...

March 5, 2018
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Businesses, Workers Have Opportunity to Weigh in on Proposed Changes to Tipped Wages

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski) announced today that the public will have a chance to weigh in on proposed changes affecting tipped workers. Late last year, the governor announced the possibility of ending a separate wage for tipped...

February 27, 2018
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